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Company Name Falster Farm (view profile)
Location Winnsboro, Texas
Date Posted September 11, 2017
Category A Farm/Business Posting A Job
Job Type Apprentice: More than 4 month time commitment. Farmer will teach the farming trade.
Type of farm? Diverse (Animals/Plants)
Compensation student stipend, housing,food,WiFi
Application Parameters Must be Single, Male
Housing Available Yes
Housing Location On Farm
Location Specifics 98 miles East of Dallas Texas. 95 miles West of Shreveport LA.
Application Process follow-up email, request for references, background check, phone call interview, on-farm check out, month trial period
Food Provided Staples for making healthy meals in the cabin kitchen. Plus on occasion, eating with farm family. eggs, milk, meat, coffee All other items to round out a healthy meal-( junk food purchased at own expense ;-0)
Expectations Honesty! Interested in learning- take notes, study in off times Responsible for self-care, grooming, upkeep of living quarters Respect for farm, animals, private property Executing the tasks given with excellence and high quality output- whether it is feeding pigs or changing water, there is a reason for everything done on the farm and it must be done with high standards in mind
Positions Available 2
Education Potential see above
Tag Words Accredited, Bees, Butchering On Farm, Cattle, Chicken, Cooking, Cow Dairy, Direct Market, Ducks, Eggs, Farm Tours, Further Processing, Hatchery, Horses, Multi-species, Non-GMO, Nuts, Organic, Pastured, Permaculture, Roses, Tourists (On Farm Events), Vineyard, Woodworking
Start Date 2017/10/02
Position Description ENTHUSIASTIC Student FARMER Internship AVAILABLE IN EAST TEXAS USA Falster Farm (www.falsterfarm.com), a small biodynamic/”organic based” livestock farm and ranch and training center in Wood County, TX is looking for student farmer(s) to help us run our farm and ranch operations. Applicant(s) must have a strong desire to work with livestock, farm machinery, and organic gardens or biodynamic methods. Most importantly, we desire to train someone with real initiative. The opportunity includes learning as the calendar warrants the following in varying degrees: • Milking miniature and old world Jersey cows for our raw milk needs and milk processing • Cheese, yogurt, kefir and whey uses/making in the nourishing traditional styles • Basic and advanced Wild Yeast and cultured fermentation of vegetables, meats, and wine/mead • Irrigation installation and management in pasture and garden • Pond and dry wash development and conservation • Basic and advanced fencing (Electric and Parameter) and rotational grazing • Pasturage development and maintenance for multi species accommodation • Tractor work in spraying organic and biodynamic preparations in pasture and garden • Tractor work in plowing and cultivation • Tractor work in mowing pastures/landscapes • Electric fence work and basic herd management • Egg collection, and packing • Miniature cattle herd record keeping and breeding protocols • Basic cattle and horse natural health husbandry • Pastured swine and chicken protocols/husbandry • Animal housing upkeep • Predator control including Panthers, Coyotes, wild hogs, raccoons and stoats • Basic and advanced firearm and trap use and safety • Basic and advanced organic gardening and landscaping If interested, please email nancy@falsterfarm.com. Acceptance into the Falster Farm Intern Program is on an At-Will selection and continuance basis. Experience counts but is not required; references as to character and motivation and integrity are required. A month trial period will precede full acceptance. The successful applicant(s) work under the close supervision of the Falsters (see history of FF.) Stipend level will be discussed and determined on an individual basis. The Falster vision for the land includes: • Sustainable, diversified agriculture using bio-dynamic/organic practices • Food production for local markets • Educational opportunities such as farmer mentoring (internships), farm camps, community class/workshops, and school programs • Retreat Center for Corporate Executives, community engagement such as harvest celebrations, volunteer work-days, etc.
Work Schedule working along farmers, the times vary greatly depending upon the work to be done and the season
Description ENTHUSIASTIC Student FARMER Internship AVAILABLE IN EAST TEXAS USA Falster Farm (www.falsterfarm.com), a small biodynamic/”organic based” livestock farm and ranch and training center in Wood County, TX is looking for student farmer(s) to help us run our farm and ranch operations. Applicant(s) must have a strong desire to work with livestock, farm machinery, and organic gardens or biodynamic methods. Most importantly, we desire to train someone with real initiative. The opportunity includes learning as the calendar warrants the following in varying degrees: • Milking miniature and old world Jersey cows for our raw milk needs and milk processing • Cheese, yogurt, kefir and whey uses/making in the nourishing traditional styles • Basic and advanced Wild Yeast and cultured fermentation of vegetables, meats, and wine/mead • Irrigation installation and management in pasture and garden • Pond and dry wash development and conservation • Basic and advanced fencing (Electric and Parameter) and rotational grazing • Pasturage development and maintenance for multi species accommodation • Tractor work in spraying organic and biodynamic preparations in pasture and garden • Tractor work in plowing and cultivation • Tractor work in mowing pastures/landscapes • Electric fence work and basic herd management • Egg collection, and packing • Miniature cattle herd record keeping and breeding protocols • Basic cattle and horse natural health husbandry • Pastured swine and chicken protocols/husbandry • Animal housing upkeep • Predator control including Panthers, Coyotes, wild hogs, raccoons and stoats • Basic and advanced firearm and trap use and safety • Basic and advanced organic gardening and landscaping If interested, please email nancy@falsterfarm.com. Acceptance into the Falster Farm Intern Program is on an At-Will selection and continuance basis. Experience counts but is not required; references as to character and motivation and integrity are required. A month trial period will precede full acceptance. The successful applicant(s) work under the close supervision of the Falsters (see history of FF.) Stipend level will be discussed and determined on an individual basis. The Falster vision for the land includes: • Sustainable, diversified agriculture using bio-dynamic/organic practices • Food production for local markets • Educational opportunities such as farmer mentoring (internships), farm camps, community class/workshops, and school programs • Retreat Center for Corporate Executives, community engagement such as harvest celebrations, volunteer work-days, etc.

Description

Type of farm?

Diverse (Animals/Plants)

Compensation

student stipend, housing,food,WiFi

Application Parameters

Must be Single

Housing Available

Yes

Housing Location

On Farm

Location Specifics

98 miles East of Dallas Texas. 95 miles West of Shreveport LA.

Application Process

follow-up email, request for references, background check, phone call interview, on-farm check out, month trial period

Food Provided

Staples for making healthy meals in the cabin kitchen. Plus on occasion, eating with farm family.
eggs, milk, meat, coffee
All other items to round out a healthy meal-( junk food purchased at own expense ;-0)

Expectations

Honesty!
Interested in learning- take notes, study in off times
Responsible for self-care, grooming, upkeep of living quarters
Respect for farm, animals, private property
Executing the tasks given with excellence and high quality output- whether it is feeding pigs or changing water, there is a reason for everything done on the farm and it must be done with high standards in mind

Positions Available

2

Education Potential

see above

Tag Words

Accredited

Start Date

2017/10/02

Position Description

ENTHUSIASTIC Student FARMER Internship AVAILABLE IN
EAST TEXAS USA
Falster Farm (www.falsterfarm.com), a small biodynamic/”organic based” livestock farm and ranch and training center in Wood County, TX is looking for student farmer(s) to help us run our farm and ranch operations. Applicant(s) must have a strong desire to work with livestock, farm machinery, and organic gardens or biodynamic methods. Most importantly, we desire to train someone with real initiative. The opportunity includes learning as the calendar warrants the following in varying degrees:
• Milking miniature and old world Jersey cows for our raw milk needs and milk processing
• Cheese, yogurt, kefir and whey uses/making in the nourishing traditional styles
• Basic and advanced Wild Yeast and cultured fermentation of vegetables, meats, and wine/mead
• Irrigation installation and management in pasture and garden
• Pond and dry wash development and conservation
• Basic and advanced fencing (Electric and Parameter) and rotational grazing
• Pasturage development and maintenance for multi species accommodation
• Tractor work in spraying organic and biodynamic preparations in pasture and garden
• Tractor work in plowing and cultivation
• Tractor work in mowing pastures/landscapes
• Electric fence work and basic herd management
• Egg collection, and packing
• Miniature cattle herd record keeping and breeding protocols
• Basic cattle and horse natural health husbandry
• Pastured swine and chicken protocols/husbandry
• Animal housing upkeep
• Predator control including Panthers, Coyotes, wild hogs, raccoons and stoats
• Basic and advanced firearm and trap use and safety
• Basic and advanced organic gardening and landscaping
If interested, please email nancy@falsterfarm.com. Acceptance into the Falster Farm Intern Program is on an At-Will selection and continuance basis. Experience counts but is not required; references as to character and motivation and integrity are required. A month trial period will precede full acceptance. The successful applicant(s) work under the close supervision of the Falsters (see history of FF.) Stipend level will be discussed and determined on an individual basis.
The Falster vision for the land includes:
• Sustainable, diversified agriculture using bio-dynamic/organic practices
• Food production for local markets
• Educational opportunities such as farmer mentoring (internships), farm camps, community class/workshops, and school programs
• Retreat Center for Corporate Executives, community engagement such as harvest celebrations, volunteer work-days, etc.

Work Schedule

working along farmers, the times vary greatly depending upon the work to be done and the season

Description

ENTHUSIASTIC Student FARMER Internship AVAILABLE IN
EAST TEXAS USA
Falster Farm (www.falsterfarm.com), a small biodynamic/”organic based” livestock farm and ranch and training center in Wood County, TX is looking for student farmer(s) to help us run our farm and ranch operations. Applicant(s) must have a strong desire to work with livestock, farm machinery, and organic gardens or biodynamic methods. Most importantly, we desire to train someone with real initiative. The opportunity includes learning as the calendar warrants the following in varying degrees:
• Milking miniature and old world Jersey cows for our raw milk needs and milk processing
• Cheese, yogurt, kefir and whey uses/making in the nourishing traditional styles
• Basic and advanced Wild Yeast and cultured fermentation of vegetables, meats, and wine/mead
• Irrigation installation and management in pasture and garden
• Pond and dry wash development and conservation
• Basic and advanced fencing (Electric and Parameter) and rotational grazing
• Pasturage development and maintenance for multi species accommodation
• Tractor work in spraying organic and biodynamic preparations in pasture and garden
• Tractor work in plowing and cultivation
• Tractor work in mowing pastures/landscapes
• Electric fence work and basic herd management
• Egg collection, and packing
• Miniature cattle herd record keeping and breeding protocols
• Basic cattle and horse natural health husbandry
• Pastured swine and chicken protocols/husbandry
• Animal housing upkeep
• Predator control including Panthers, Coyotes, wild hogs, raccoons and stoats
• Basic and advanced firearm and trap use and safety
• Basic and advanced organic gardening and landscaping
If interested, please email nancy@falsterfarm.com. Acceptance into the Falster Farm Intern Program is on an At-Will selection and continuance basis. Experience counts but is not required; references as to character and motivation and integrity are required. A month trial period will precede full acceptance. The successful applicant(s) work under the close supervision of the Falsters (see history of FF.) Stipend level will be discussed and determined on an individual basis.
The Falster vision for the land includes:
• Sustainable, diversified agriculture using bio-dynamic/organic practices
• Food production for local markets
• Educational opportunities such as farmer mentoring (internships), farm camps, community class/workshops, and school programs
• Retreat Center for Corporate Executives, community engagement such as harvest celebrations, volunteer work-days, etc.
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